It appears that the Egyptian government is working overtime to put an end to the LGBT movement from spreading through Egypt as reports indicate that the Egyptian authorities have reportedly been using gay dating apps to locate and detain members of the LGBT community, according to online lifestyle and entertainment magazine CairoScene.

The outlet cited a source close to the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community as claiming that the online dating platforms, such as Grindr, are jeopardizing the safety of the conservative Muslim country’s homosexual population.  “There have been a number of arrests in the last few months linked to these applications,” CairoScene quoted the unnamed source as saying. CONTINUE